The Power of Screen

Our data demonstrates the power of film and television when it comes to shopping. From Netflix must-views to the latest cinema releases, we've analysed the biggest hits of the year - from Lego to La La Land.

Source: eBay data pulled Q2 2017

The release of
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
inspired people to search for:

Lego
Star Wars

Lego was one of the most searched toys of the year, with searches peaking on 18 December, three days after the release of the latest Star Wars instalment.

The release of
La La Land
inspired people to search for:

Yellow
Dresses

Shopping straight from the film's release poster, searches for the iconic outfit peaked on 15 January - three days after the release date.

The finale of
the BBC's Sherlock
inspired people to search for:

Deer-
stalkers

Emulating the famous detective's style, searches for his famous hat peaked on 15 January - the day of the season finale.

The finale of
the BBC's drama Taboo
inspired people to search for:

Top
Hats

We were taken in by Tom Hardy's mysterious lead character - and we loved his hat too. Searches for them peaked on 26 February - the day of the season finale.

The finale of
Netflix drama The Crown
inspired people to search for:

Queen
Elizabeth

Her Majesty's glittering portrayal resulted in a rise in searches for all things regal, with 'royal' searches peaking after the series release.